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Miscellaneous Symbols
Miscellaneous Symbols
RangeU+2600..U+26FF
(256 code points)
PlaneBMP
ScriptsCommon
Symbol setsWeather
Astrological
Chess
Recycling
Map symbols
Assigned256 code points
Unused0 reserved code points
Source standardsARIB STD-B24
Unicode version history
1.0.0106 (+106)
3.0109 (+3)
3.2133 (+24)
4.0145 (+12)
4.1175 (+30)
5.0176 (+1)
5.1191 (+15)
5.2250 (+59)
6.0256 (+6)
Note: [1][2]

Miscellaneous Symbols is a Unicode block (U+2600-U+26FF) containing glyphs representing concepts from a variety of categories: astrological, astronomical, chess, dice, musical notation, political symbols, recycling, religious symbols, trigrams, warning signs, and weather, among others. Its block name in Unicode 1.0 was Miscellaneous Dingbats (not to be confused with the Dingbats block, which was named "Zapf Dingbats").[3]

Tables

Definitions

Miscellaneous Symbols Unicode block
Official Name Glyph Unicode # HTML Common meaning
Black sun with rays ? U+2600 ☀ Clear weather
Cloud ? U+2601 ☁ Cloud, cloudy weather
Umbrella ? U+2602 ☂ Umbrella, rainy weather
Snowman ? U+2603 ☃ Snowman, snowy weather
Comet ? U+2604 ☄
Black star ? U+2605 ★
White star ? U+2606 ☆
Lightning ? U+2607 ☇ Lightning
Thunderstorm ? U+2608 ☈ Thunderstorm
Sun ? U+2609 ☉ Sun, gold
Ascending node ? U+260A ☊
Descending node ? U+260B ☋
Conjunction ? U+260C ☌ Open circuit
Opposition ? U+260D ☍ Closed circuit
Black telephone ? U+260E ☎
White telephone ? U+260F ☏
Ballot box ? U+2610 ☐ Check box, optional information
Ballot box with check ? U+2611 ☑
Ballot box with X ? U+2612 ☒
Saltire ? U+2613 ☓
Umbrella with raindrops ? U+2614 ☔ Showery weather
Hot beverage ? U+2615 ☕ Tea, coffee, hot chocolate
White shogi piece ? U+2616 ☖
Black shogi piece ? U+2617 ☗
Shamrock ? U+2618 ☘ Good luck
Reversed rotated floral heart bullet ? U+2619 ☙ Binding signature mark
Black left pointing index ? U+261A ☚
Black right pointing index ? U+261B ☛
White left pointing index ? U+261C ☜
White up pointing index ? U+261D ☝
White right pointing index ? U+261E ☞
White down pointing index ? U+261F ☟
Skull and crossbones ? U+2620 ☠ Poison, death
Caution sign ? U+2621 ☡
Radioactive sign ? U+2622 ☢ Toxic hazard, nuclear fallout
Biohazard sign ? U+2623 ☣ Disease, epidemic, pandemic
Caduceus ? U+2624 ☤ Trade
Ankh ? U+2625 ☥ Religious symbol
Orthodox cross ? U+2626 ☦ Patriarchal cross
Chi Rho ? U+2627 ☧ Labarum
Cross of Lorraine ? U+2628 ☨ Patriarchal cross
Cross of Jerusalem ? U+2629 ☩ Cross potent
Star and crescent ? U+262A ☪ Emblem of Turkey; Islam
Farsi symbol ? U+262B ☫ Coat of arms of Iran
Adi shakti ? U+262C ☬ Khanda
Hammer and sickle ? U+262D ☭ Communism
Peace symbol ? U+262E ☮ Peace
Yin yang ? U+262F ☯ Taoism, balance
Trigram for Heaven ? U+2630 ☰
Trigram for Lake ? U+2631 ☱
Trigram for Fire ? U+2632 ☲
Trigram for Thunder ? U+2633 ☳
Trigram for Wind ? U+2634 ☴
Trigram for Water ? U+2635 ☵
Trigram for Mountain ? U+2636 ☶
Trigram for Earth ? U+2637 ☷
Wheel of Dharma ? U+2638 ☸
White frowning face ? U+2639 ☹
White smiling face ? U+263A ☺
Black smiling face ? U+263B ☻
White sun with rays ? U+263C ☼ Compass
First quarter moon ? U+263D ☽ Silver
Last quarter moon ? U+263E ☾
Mercury ? U+263F ☿ Mercury (planet), mercury (element), Hermaphrodite
Venus ? U+2640 ♀ Venus (planet), copper, femininity, Woman
Earth ? U+2641 ♁ Antimony
Mars ? U+2642 ♂ Mars (planet), iron, masculinity, Man
Jupiter ? U+2643 ♃ Jupiter (planet), tin
Saturn ? U+2644 ♄ Saturn (planet), lead
Uranus ? U+2645 ♅ For the astronomical symbol see U+26E2
Neptune ? U+2646 ♆ Neptune (planet)
Pluto ? U+2647 ♇ Pluto
Aries ? U+2648 ♈ Aries (constellation)
Taurus ? U+2649 ♉ Taurus (constellation)
Gemini ? U+264A ♊ Gemini (constellation)
Cancer ? U+264B ♋ Cancer (constellation)
Leo ? U+264C ♌ Leo (constellation)
Virgo ? U+264D ♍ Virgo (constellation)
Libra ? U+264E ♎ Libra (constellation)
Scorpius ? U+264F ♏ Scorpius (constellation), minim
Sagittarius ? U+2650 ♐ Sagittarius (constellation)
Capricorn ? U+2651 ♑ Capricornus (constellation)
Aquarius ? U+2652 ♒ Aquarius (constellation)
Pisces ? U+2653 ♓ Pisces (constellation)
White chess king ? U+2654 ♔
White chess queen ? U+2655 ♕
White chess rook ? U+2656 ♖
White chess bishop ? U+2657 ♗
White chess knight ? U+2658 ♘
White chess pawn ? U+2659 ♙
Black chess king ? U+265A ♚
Black chess queen ? U+265B ♛
Black chess rook ? U+265C ♜
Black chess bishop ? U+265D ♝
Black chess knight ? U+265E ♞
Black chess pawn ? U+265F ♟
Black spade suit ? U+2660 ♠
White heart suit ? U+2661 ♡
White diamond suit ? U+2662 ♢
Black club suit ? U+2663 ♣
White spade suit ? U+2664 ♤
Black heart suit ? U+2665 ♥
Black diamond suit ? U+2666 ♦
White club suit ? U+2667 ♧
Hot springs ? U+2668 ♨ Onsen
Quarter note ? U+2669 ♩ Crotchet
Eighth note ? U+266A ♪ Quaver
Beamed eighth notes ? U+266B ♫ Linked quavers
Beamed sixteenth notes ? U+266C ♬ Linked semi-quavers
Music flat sign ? U+266D ♭
Music natural sign ? U+266E ♮
Music sharp sign ? U+266F ♯
West Syriac cross ? U+2670 ♰
East Syriac cross ? U+2671 ♱
Universal recycling symbol ? U+2672 ♲
Recycling symbol for type-1 plastics ? U+2673 ♳
Recycling symbol for type-2 plastics ? U+2674 ♴
Recycling symbol for type-3 plastics ? U+2675 ♵
Recycling symbol for type-4 plastics ? U+2676 ♶
Recycling symbol for type-5 plastics ? U+2677 ♷
Recycling symbol for type-6 plastics ? U+2678 ♸
Recycling symbol for type-7 plastics ? U+2679 ♹
Recycling symbol for generic materials ? U+267A ♺
Black universal recycling symbol ? U+267B ♻
Recycled paper symbol ? U+267C ♼
Partially-recycled paper symbol ? U+267D ♽
Permanent paper sign ? U+267E ♾
Wheelchair symbol ? U+267F ♿
Die face-1 ? U+2680 ⚀
Die face-2 ? U+2681 ⚁
Die face-3 ? U+2682 ⚂
Die face-4 ? U+2683 ⚃
Die face-5 ? U+2684 ⚄
Die face-6 ? U+2685 ⚅
White circle with dot right ? U+2686 ⚆
White circle with two dots ? U+2687 ⚇
Black circle with white dot right ? U+2688 ⚈
Black circle with two white dots ? U+2689 ⚉
Monogram for yang ? U+268A ⚊
Monogram for yin ? U+268B ⚋
Digram for greater yang ? U+268C ⚌
Digram for lesser yin ? U+268D ⚍
Digram for lesser yang ? U+268E ⚎
Digram for greater yin ? U+268F ⚏
White flag ? U+2690 ⚐ From KPS 9566. Map symbol for a battle site.[4]
Black flag ? U+2691 ⚑ From KPS 9566. Map symbol for a battle site.[4]
Hammer and pick ? U+2692 ⚒ Mining, working day
Anchor ? U+2693 ⚓ Nautical term, harbor
Crossed swords ? U+2694 ⚔ Military term, battleground, killed in action
Rod of Asclepius ? U+2695 ⚕ Medical term
Scales ? U+2696 ⚖ Legal term, jurisprudence
Alembic ? U+2697 ⚗ Chemical term, chemistry
Flower ? U+2698 ⚘ Botanical term
Gear ? U+2699 ⚙ Technology, tools
Staff of Hermes ? U+269A ⚚ Caduceus, commercial term, commerce
Atom symbol ? U+269B ⚛ Nuclear installation
Fleur-de-lis ? U+269C ⚜ France, Quebec, Trinity, Scouting
Outlined white star ? U+269D ⚝ Coat of arms of Morocco
Three lines converging right ? U+269E ⚞ Someone speaking closed captioning symbol (from ARIB STD B24)
Three lines converging left ? U+269F ⚟ Background speaking closed captioning symbol (from ARIB STD B24)
Warning sign ? U+26A0 ⚠
High voltage sign ? U+26A1 ⚡
Doubled female sign ? U+26A2 ⚢ Female homosexuality
Doubled male sign ? U+26A3 ⚣ Male homosexuality
Interlocked female and male sign ? U+26A4 ⚤ Male or Female bisexuality
Male and female sign ? U+26A5 ⚥ Male or Female heterosexuality, Hermaphrodite (in entomology)
Male with stroke sign ? U+26A6 ⚦ Transgender
Male with stroke and male and female sign
Transgender symbol (Emoji 13.0)[5]
? U+26A7 ⚧ Transgender
Vertical male with stroke sign ? U+26A8 ⚨ Iron (II) sulfate
Horizontal male with stroke sign ? U+26A9 ⚩ Magnesium
Medium white circle ? U+26AA ⚪ Asexuality, sexless, genderless, engaged, betrothed
Medium black circle ? U+26AB ⚫ Symbol for record function
Medium small white circle ? U+26AC ⚬ Engaged, betrothed
Marriage symbol ? U+26AD ⚭
Divorce symbol ? U+26AE ⚮
Unmarried partnership symbol ? U+26AF ⚯
Coffin ? U+26B0 ⚰ Buried (genealogy)
Funeral urn ? U+26B1 ⚱ Cremated (genealogy)
Neuter ? U+26B2 ⚲
Ceres ? U+26B3 ⚳ 1 Ceres (dwarf planet)
Pallas ? U+26B4 ⚴ 2 Pallas
Juno ? U+26B5 ⚵ 3 Juno
Vesta ? U+26B6 ⚶ 4 Vesta
Chiron ? U+26B7 ⚷ 2060 Chiron
Black moon Lilith ? U+26B8 ⚸
Sextile ? U+26B9 ⚹ Sal ammoniac
Semisextile ? U+26BA ⚺
Quincunx ? U+26BB ⚻
Sesquiquadrate ? U+26BC ⚼
Football ? U+26BD ⚽
Baseball ? U+26BE ⚾
Squared key ? U+26BF ⚿ Parental lock (from ARIB STD B24)
White draughts man ? U+26C0 ⛀
White draughts king ? U+26C1 ⛁
Black draughts man ? U+26C2 ⛂
Black draughts king ? U+26C3 ⛃
Snowman without snow ? U+26C4 ⛄ Light snow (from ARIB STD B24)
Sun behind cloud ? U+26C5 ⛅ Partly cloudy (from ARIB STD B24)
Rain ? U+26C6 ⛆ Rainy weather (from ARIB STD B24)
Black snowman ? U+26C7 ⛇ Heavy snow (from ARIB STD B24)
Thunder cloud and rain ? U+26C8 ⛈ Thunderstorm (from ARIB STD B24)
Turned white shogi piece ? U+26C9 ⛉ From ARIB STD B24
Turned black shogi piece ? U+26CA ⛊ From ARIB STD B24
White diamond in square ? U+26CB ⛋ From ARIB STD B24
Crossing lanes ? U+26CC ⛌ Accident (from ARIB STD B24)
Disabled car ? U+26CD ⛍ From ARIB STD B24
Ophiuchus ? U+26CE ⛎ Ophiuchus (astrology), new in Unicode 6.
Pick ? U+26CF ⛏ Under construction (from ARIB STD B24)
Car sliding ? U+26D0 ⛐ Icy road (from ARIB STD B24)
Helmet with white cross ? U+26D1 ⛑ Maintenance (from ARIB STD B24)
Circled crossing lanes ? U+26D2 ⛒ Road closed (from ARIB STD B24)
Chains ? U+26D3 ⛓ Tyre chains required (from ARIB STD B24)
No entry ? U+26D4 ⛔ From ARIB STD B24
Alternate one-way left way traffic ? U+26D5 ⛕ From ARIB STD B24
Black two-way left way traffic ? U+26D6 ⛖ From ARIB STD B24
White two-way left way traffic ? U+26D7 ⛗ From ARIB STD B24
Black left lane merge ? U+26D8 ⛘ From ARIB STD B24
White left lane merge ? U+26D9 ⛙ From ARIB STD B24
Drive slow sign ? U+26DA ⛚ From ARIB STD B24
Heavy white down-pointing triangle ? U+26DB ⛛ Drive slow (from ARIB STD B24)
Left closed entry ? U+26DC ⛜ From ARIB STD B24
Squared saltire ? U+26DD ⛝ Closed entry (from ARIB STD B24)
Falling diagonal in white circle in black square ? U+26DE ⛞ Closed to large vehicles (from ARIB STD B24)
Black truck ? U+26DF ⛟ Closed to large vehicles, alternate (from ARIB STD B24)
Restricted left entry-1 ? U+26E0 ⛠ From ARIB STD B24
Restricted left entry-2 ? U+26E1 ⛡ From ARIB STD B24
Astronomical symbol for Uranus ? U+26E2 ⛢ New in Unicode 6.
Heavy circle with stroke and two dots above ? U+26E3 ⛣ Public office (from ARIB STD B24)
Pentagram ? U+26E4 ⛤ New in Unicode 6
Right-handed interlaced pentagram ? U+26E5 ⛥ New in Unicode 6
Left-handed interlaced pentagram ? U+26E6 ⛦ New in Unicode 6
Inverted pentagram ? U+26E7 ⛧ New in Unicode 6
Black cross on shield ? U+26E8 ⛨ Hospital (from ARIB STD B24)
Shinto shrine ? U+26E9 ⛩ Torii (from ARIB STD B24)
Church ? U+26EA ⛪ From ARIB STD B24
Castle ? U+26EB ⛫ From ARIB STD B24
Historic site ? U+26EC ⛬ From ARIB STD B24
Gear without hub ? U+26ED ⛭ Factory (from ARIB STD B24)
Gear with handles ? U+26EE ⛮ Power plant, power substation (from ARIB STD B24)
Map symbol for lighthouse ? U+26EF ⛯ From ARIB STD B24
Mountain ? U+26F0 ⛰ From ARIB STD B24
Umbrella on ground ? U+26F1 ⛱ Bathing beach (from ARIB STD B24)
Fountain ? U+26F2 ⛲ Park (from ARIB STD B24)
Flag in hole ? U+26F3 ⛳ Golf course (from ARIB STD B24)
Ferry ? U+26F4 ⛴ Ferry boat terminal (from ARIB STD B24)
Sailboat ? U+26F5 ⛵ Marina or yacht harbour (from ARIB STD B24)
Square four corners ? U+26F6 ⛶ Intersection (from ARIB STD B24)
Skier ? U+26F7 ⛷ Ski resort (from ARIB STD B24)
Ice skate ? U+26F8 ⛸ Ice skating rink (from ARIB STD B24)
Person with ball ? U+26F9 ⛹ Track and field, gymnasium (from ARIB STD B24)
Tent ? U+26FA ⛺ Camping site (from ARIB STD B24)
Japanese bank symbol ? U+26FB ⛻ From ARIB STD B24
Headstone graveyard symbol ? U+26FC ⛼ Graveyard, memorial park, cemetery (from ARIB STD B24)
Fuel pump ? U+26FD ⛽ Petrol station, gas station (from ARIB STD B24)
Cup on black square ? U+26FE ⛾ Drive-in restaurant (from ARIB STD B24)
White flag with horizontal middle black stripe ? U+26FF ⛿ Japanese self-defense force site (from ARIB STD B24)

Compact table

Emoji

The Miscellaneous Symbols block contains 83 emoji: U+2600-U+2604, U+260E, U+2611, U+2614-U+2615, U+2618, U+261D, U+2620, U+2622-U+2623, U+2626, U+262A, U+262E-U+262F, U+2638-U+263A, U+2640, U+2642, U+2648-U+2653, U+265F-U+2660, U+2663, U+2665-U+2666, U+2668, U+267B, U+267E-U+267F, U+2692-U+2697, U+2699, U+269B-U+269C, U+26A0-U+26A1, U+26A7, U+26AA-U+26AB, U+26B0-U+26B1, U+26BD-U+26BE, U+26C4-U+26C5, U+26C8, U+26CE-U+26CF, U+26D1, U+26D3-U+26D4, U+26E9-U+26EA, U+26F0-U+26F5, U+26F7-U+26FA and U+26FD.[6][7]

The block has 164 standardized variants defined to specify emoji-style (U+FE0F VS16) or text presentation (U+FE0E VS15) for the following 82 base characters: U+2600-U+2604, U+260E, U+2611, U+2614-U+2615, U+2618, U+261D, U+2620, U+2622-U+2623, U+2626, U+262A, U+262E-U+262F, U+2638-U+263A, U+2640, U+2642, U+2648-U+2653, U+265F-U+2660, U+2663, U+2665-U+2666, U+2668, U+267B, U+267E-U+267F, U+2692-U+2697, U+2699, U+269B-U+269C, U+26A0-U+26A1, U+26A7, U+26AA-U+26AB, U+26B0-U+26B1, U+26BD-U+26BE, U+26C4-U+26C5, U+26C8, U+26CF, U+26D1, U+26D3-U+26D4, U+26E9-U+26EA, U+26F0-U+26F5, U+26F7-U+26FA and U+26FD.[8]

Emoji variation sequences
U+ 2600 2601 2602 2603 2604 260E 2611 2614 2615 2618 261D 2620
default presentation text text text text text text text emoji emoji text text text
base code point ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
base+VS15 (text) ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
base+VS16 (emoji) ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
U+ 2622 2623 2626 262A 262E 262F 2638 2639 263A 2640 2642 2648
default presentation text text text text text text text text text text text emoji
base code point ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
base+VS15 (text) ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
base+VS16 (emoji) ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
U+ 2649 264A 264B 264C 264D 264E 264F 2650 2651 2652 2653 265F
default presentation emoji emoji emoji emoji emoji emoji emoji emoji emoji emoji emoji text
base code point ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
base+VS15 (text) ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
base+VS16 (emoji) ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
U+ 2660 2663 2665 2666 2668 267B 267E 267F 2692 2693 2694 2695
default presentation text text text text text text text emoji text emoji text text
base code point ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
base+VS15 (text) ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
base+VS16 (emoji) ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
U+ 2696 2697 2699 269B 269C 26A0 26A1 26A7 26AA 26AB 26B0 26B1
default presentation text text text text text text emoji text emoji emoji text text
base code point ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
base+VS15 (text) ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
base+VS16 (emoji) ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
U+ 26BD 26BE 26C4 26C5 26C8 26CF 26D1 26D3 26D4 26E9 26EA 26F0
default presentation emoji emoji emoji emoji text text text text emoji text emoji text
base code point ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
base+VS15 (text) ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
base+VS16 (emoji) ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
U+ 26F1 26F2 26F3 26F4 26F5 26F7 26F8 26F9 26FA 26FD
default presentation text emoji emoji text emoji text text text emoji emoji
base code point ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
base+VS15 (text) ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
base+VS16 (emoji) ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Emoji modifiers

The Miscellaneous Symbols block has two emoji that represent people or body parts. They can be modified using U+1F3FB-U+1F3FF to provide for a range of human skin color using the Fitzpatrick scale:[7]

Human emoji
U+ 261D 26F9
emoji ? ?
FITZ-1-2
FITZ-3
FITZ-4
FITZ-5
FITZ-6

Additional human emoji can be found in other Unicode blocks: Dingbats, Emoticons, Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs, Supplemental Symbols and Pictographs and Transport and Map Symbols.

History

The following Unicode-related documents record the purpose and process of defining specific characters in the Miscellaneous Symbols block:

See also

References

  1. ^ "Unicode character database". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Enumerated Versions of The Unicode Standard". The Unicode Standard. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "3.8: Block-by-Block Charts" (PDF). The Unicode Standard. version 1.0. Unicode Consortium.
  4. ^ a b Ewell, Doug (2002-08-15). "Re: Scripts in Unicode 4.0". Unicode Mail List Archive.
  5. ^ "Emoji Recently Added, v13.0". Unicode Consortium.
  6. ^ "UTR #51: Unicode Emoji". Unicode Consortium. 2020-02-11.
  7. ^ a b "UCD: Emoji Data for UTR #51". Unicode Consortium. 2020-01-28.
  8. ^ "UTS #51 Emoji Variation Sequences". The Unicode Consortium.

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